Archive for the ‘New York City’ Category

Explore Rock and Roll New York City

Explore Rock and Roll New York City
By Rachel Khona Special to Lost Girls  When most people think about rock stars, the first place that comes to mind is the Sunset Strip in L.A. Or perhaps the “Swinging” London of the Sixties. But if you really want a whiff of rock music’s dirty history, it would remiss to leave the Big Apple out...
February 9th, 2012 | City Travel, Cultural Travel, New York City | Read More

Trendy Budget Hotels Starting at $99

By Brenna Lasky Hotels in major cities can cost upwards of $300 a night. While you probably don’t want to blow your trip budget all on a bed, you also don’t want to sacrifice comfort and proximity to your destination’s trendiest neighborhoods. Here we’ve rounded up three hotels that prove that...
September 16th, 2011 | Budget Travel, California, Chicago, City Travel, Hotels & Resorts, New York City, United States | Read More

Summer in the City: 7 Things to Do in NYC for Free

Summer in the City: 7 Things to Do in NYC for Free
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern New York City is known for being expensive, so it’s always a pleasant surprise when you stumble upon free things to do there. The summer is the best time to take up on all the free offerings around the city, and LG News Intern Susmita Baral shares her finds on how to...
June 17th, 2011 | Budget Travel, City Travel, New York City | Read More

How to Experience New York City Like A Local

How to Experience New York City Like A Local
By Rob Silverman Special to Lost Girls World I wrote my book New York, New York, So Good They Named it Twice, as a guide to experiencing what it’s like to live in the greatest city in the world. I came to live in New York 15 years ago, and my wife and I are so in love with living in this city that...
June 7th, 2011 | City Travel, New York City | Read More

5 Things to Do in NYC at Christmas

By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor It’s Christmas time in the City. New York City, that is. It’s no surprise Christmas comes with a big price tag. The holidays aren’t cheap. But NYC, America’s famous pre-holiday, tinsel-covered destination infamous for its expensive reputation, does...
December 9th, 2010 | City Travel, New York City, Shopping & Style | Read More

Staten Island Ferry, NYC: See the skyline and harbor on a free boat ride

Staten Island Ferry, NYC: See the skyline and harbor on a free boat ride
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor If you’re visiting the Big Apple, take a ride on the Staten Island Ferry for gorgeous skyline views of the New York Harbor. Unlike most things in New York, it’s free. And Staten Island is much quieter than Manhattan, so if you feel the need to get away for an afternoon,...
October 7th, 2010 | City Travel, New York City | Read More

LG Food News: 9.4.10

LG Food News: 9.4.10
By Danielle E. Alvarez LG Food Editor A roundup of the most delicious news in the world ***** Feast this Labor Day Farmer’s Market season may be coming to an end, but the exotic excitement is just beginning. This upcoming Labor Day, (September 6,  from 12pm – 5pm),  Flushing, Queens will...
September 4th, 2010 | Food News, New York City, United States | Read More

6 Ways to Get Cheap (or Free!) Show Tickets in NYC

6 Ways to Get Cheap (or Free!) Show Tickets in NYC
By Natalie Buster LG Intern, Travel News Nothing says New York more than catching a razzle dazzle Broadway show on the Great White Way, and with the temperatures New Yorkers have been experiencing lately, it’s also a great way to beat the heat.  With ticket prices sometimes clocking in at $125...
August 13th, 2010 | New York City, Parties, Festivals & Events, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Watch True Blood Free at Professor Thoms’ Bar, NYC

Watch True Blood Free at Professor Thoms’ Bar, NYC
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor Get Bloodthirsty! True Blood Season 4 starts on June 26th! *** True Blood is…well… about as bloody, gory, sexy and fang-tastic as vampires get. For die-hard fans, missing new episodes on Sunday night, well, bites (pun intended). So, if you’re traveling...
August 5th, 2010 | Bar Reviews, New York City, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

Savor the Flavors of Brooklyn

NYC Restaurant Week®, a celebratory dining experience since 1992, has officially been extended to September 6th. This is good news for urban foodies: $24.07 lunch and $35 dinner three-course prix-fixe meals at the best of the best in New York’s rich and diverse culinary scene. Trouble is, most...
July 29th, 2010 | Food & Wine, New York City, Travel Books & Movies, United States | Read More